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Every month the Federal Aviation Administration receives more than 100 reports of unmanned aircraft sightings from pilots, police and citizens. As the federal agency tries to send a message that flying drones without authorization around airports is dangerous and illegal, it’s also turning to the private sector to help spot – and possibly stop – drones from getting too close.
Jul. 27, 2016
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is ramping up an effort to study two nectar-eating bat species.
Jul. 27, 2016
Gallego, who is an Iraq War veteran, takes the convention stage Wednesday. “I’m very excited. We’ll be talking about veterans and national security issues.”
Jul. 27, 2016
Prescott resident Jerry Emmett, the 102-year-old honorary chairwoman of the Arizona Democratic delegation, was the star of the show at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Jul. 27, 2016
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Stargazers can catch two meteor showers over Arizona skies the next few weeks. Between midnight and dawn will be the best time for Arizonans to watch the events.
Jul. 27, 2016
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Artillery responds to changes in climate, and when soldiers want to test weapons in a hot, dry environment, one of the places they come is a Yuma Army base. And it’s not just U.S. military operations.
Jul. 27, 2016
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wrapped up her visit to the Southwest at the Grand Canyon. She talked with the park’s new superintendent and staff about the park's culture of sexual harassment and hostility.
Jul. 27, 2016
Lettuce Days
"We have very mixed emotions about it because we love Lettuce Days and we're very attached to it. But it's a business decision that we need to stop and regroup because it's a big endeavor," executive director Linda Morgan said.
Jul. 27, 2016
Jeff DeWit
DeWit was named the GOP presidential nominee's new Chief Operating Officer in a press release on Trump's website early Wednesday morning.
Jul. 27, 2016
Just over 468,000 Arizonans, or about one-fifth, live in a single parent household, according to the U.S.Census Bureau’s American Community Survey released earlier in July. Children living in single-parent households are more likely to need state and federal assistance to provide for general living standards, including childcare, the data showed.
Jul. 26, 2016
The process is called aquaponics, and uses nutrient-rich water in fish farming to irrigate and fertilize crops.
Jul. 26, 2016
Mexico is one of the top commercial partners of the United States and, in June, registered a significant record increase in its world exports.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Three burros were shot to death just north of the Valley, and federal authorities are searching for those responsible.
Jul. 26, 2016
A federal agency has halted the construction of a massive housing development in southeast Arizona out of concern for potential environmental impacts.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Next month golf is coming back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. Despite the triumphant return, many golfers have decided to keep their clubs in the bag. Several big names dropped out citing Zika concerns, but factors like money and prestige may also be in play.
Jul. 26, 2016
The state budget signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in May included $1.5 million for the Arizona Commission on the Arts—double its previous year’s funding. That gave the Commission the opportunity to pass out many more grants, in this case, to 239 groups.
Jul. 26, 2016
Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of a new book for kids about 9/11, called "Towers Falling," and the artistic director of Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Thursday will mark a special occasion for two dozen small business owners across the Valley. They’ll graduate from Local First Arizona’s Spanish language accelerator program.
Jul. 26, 2016
health
Tuesday is the first day the state is taking applications for the recently unfrozen KidsCare health-care program. It provides insurance for children in low-income families
Jul. 26, 2016
Democrats are hoping for a more unified second day of their national convention Tuesday. Monday’s opening day featured a good amount of booing, mainly from supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Jul. 26, 2016

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